Accessed on 13 July 2018, 0454 UTC, Post #17201.
Email message from the Hawaii County Civil Defense Agency.
Here’s the latest eruption and lava flow update from the Hawaii County Civil Defense Agency.
This is a Civil Defense Message for Thursday, July 12 at 4:00 in the afternoon.
Hawaiian Volcano Observatory reports that Fissure 8 continues to erupt lava into the perched channel heading northeast from the vent toward Kapoho. A collapse/explosion event occurred at Halemaumau Crater at 2:42 PMwith energy equal to a 5.3 magnitude earthquake. Previous collapse/explosion events have generated a surge of lava in the lower east rift zone about 2 hours after the collapse which resulted in spillovers of the channel.
The following policies remain in effect:
- Be aware that spill overs of the flow channel and other breakouts are possible on the active flow field, do not access the active flow field due to extreme hazard.
- Residents are advised to check their utility connections of electricity, water and gas after earthquakes.
Disaster assistance is available island-wide to individuals and businesses in Hawaii County that have been affected by the Kilauea eruption.
- The Disaster Recovery Center is open daily from 8am to 6pm weekdays and 8am to 4pm weekends, and is located at the Keaau High School Gym. If you need a ride, buses run between the two shelters and the Disaster Recovery Center.
We are on watch 24-hours a day for your safety.
This is your Hawai‘i County Civil Defense Agency.”
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